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Who won Ramirez vs Karpency?
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez beat Tommy Karpency by technical knockout in the 4th round on Friday 12th April 2019 at Staples Center in LA.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Vasyl Lomachenko beating Anthony Crolla for the WBA Super World Lightweight, WBO World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard Arnold Barboza Jr beat Mike Alvarado.
Ramirez vs Karpency stats
Back in April 2019, Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 39 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 25 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tommy Karpency made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ramirez had a slight advantage in power over Karpency, with a 64% knock out percentage over Karpency's 62%.
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez was the younger man by 5 years, at 28 years old.
Ramirez had a height advantage of 2 inches over Karpency. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez & Tommy Karpency fought out of a southpaw stance.
Ramirez was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 year and 3 months later than Karpency, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 109 more professional rounds, 277 to Karpency's 168.
Ramirez vs Karpency form
Ramirez had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Jesse Hart on 14th December 2018 by majority decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at American Bank Center, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Roamer Alexis Angulo on 30th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma.
Going into that contest, he had won against Habib Ahmed on 3rd February 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Bank of America Center, Texas.
Before that, he had beat Jesse Hart on 22nd September 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Convention Center, Arizona, USA.
He had defeated Max Bursak on 22nd April 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson, United States.
Ramirez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.8 rounds on average.
Karpency's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.5 rounds on average.
What time did Ramirez vs Karpency start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Staples Center, LA, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Ramirez vs Karpency?
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez was a 3/100 (-3300) favourite going into the contest, while Tommy Karpency made his way into the ring at 1171/100 (+1200) with oddsmakers.